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Continuous Improvement Engineer Job

DATE: Nov 17, 2021

LOCATION: Marshfield, Missouri, United States

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary Location: Marshfield , Missouri 

Relocation Offered: Yes 

Employment Status: full-time

Travel: 5% 



As a Continuous Improvement Engineer, you will be responsible for providing focused technical support and leadership to manufacturing operations in the areas of process improvement, quality, productivity, and cost reduction.


What you’ll be doing


  • Leading efforts to ensure that root cause analysis, waste identification and elimination, proactive problem solving, and process optimization occurs at all levels of the production operation
  • Planning and conducting factory tests to follow through on cost reduction and new product development opportunities
  • Coaching production operators in safety practices and the use of process control techniques
  • Providing technical expertise and leadership in Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Supporting and participating in functional network
  • Continually improving the safety program for the operation, and monitors work processes and procedures to drive team performance toward departmental and organizational goals 
  • Implementing the plant's safety processes and initiatives in all aspects of improvement efforts
  • Ensuring compliance with OSHA regulations and standard operating procedures


What will make you successful

  • Leadership skills with a proven track record of success and ability to drive P&L results
  •  Strong knowledge of process improvement tools and techniques including Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis
  • Knowledge of 5 Why Root Cause Methodology


Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical discipline; preferably Engineering
  • 3+ years of technical experience in a manufacturing environment


Preferred Qualifications


  • Lean and/or Green or Black Belt certifications



About the Location (Marshfield, MO)

Architectural Components Group, Inc. (ACGI), a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI), is one of twelve AWI plants in North America. Our Marshfield plant in south western Missouri is conveniently located within 3 hours to large cities such as Tulsa, Kansas City, and St. Louis as well as within 30 minutes to the smaller city of Springfield. However, it's rural attributes serve to also attract outdoorsmen and nature enthusiasts.  Eight large lakes are within an hour's drive, two smaller lakes are within 30 minutes. All offer an array of outdoor opportunities including fishing, boating, skiing, and sailing. Hiking, biking, wildlife areas, streams, and other river opportunities are within a short drive including the Niangua and Compton Hollow Conservation Areas just outside of Marshfield's city limits.


Equal Opportunity Employer: ACGI, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans




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